[CentOS] Power Management

Sun Dec 20 22:15:49 UTC 2015
Nux! <nux at li.nux.ro>

I assume you have double-checked Gnome's power management preferences and they are what you'd expect, right?

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----- Original Message -----
> From: "Chris Olson" <chris_e_olson at yahoo.com>
> To: "CentOS Mailing List" <centos at centos.org>
> Sent: Sunday, 20 December, 2015 21:05:53
> Subject: [CentOS] Power Management

> Recent power management discussions plugged into one of our
> current frustrations, namely the interaction of the screen
> lock and power-save features on Intel/CentOS 6 platforms.
> We certainly would not have guessed that locking the screen
> would inhibit going into the power-save mode, but it sure
> seems to do exactly that on some of our test platforms.
> If one leaves the desktop idle for the timeout period, the
> computer sleeps.  If one locks the screen and then leaves
> the machine idle, the computer does not sleep.  We were
> hoping that this "feature" was isolated to just our older
> Dell desktop machine hardware and firmware, but it appears
> elsewhere as well.
> Possibly more interesting is that most of our systems were
> loaded with CentOS 6.X almost two years ago and have been
> updated at least weekly ever since.  This new power-save
> scenario has appeared just within the last three weeks,and our investigations
> have not discovered the cause ora solution.
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